Man's Desire (1919)

Tom Denton comes from the East to the Northwest lumber region and becomes co-owner of a lumber camp with Howard Patton, whose bored wife Vera insists on flirting with Tom despite his ... See full summary »

Director:

Lloyd Ingraham

Writers:

L.V. Jefferson (scenario), Lewis Stone (story) (as Lewis S. Stone)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lewis Stone ... Tom Denton (as Lewis S. Stone)
Jane Novak ... Mary Larkin
Jack Curtis ... Bull Larkin
William Dyer William Dyer ... Slim Dorgan (as Bill Dyer)
Charlotte Burton ... Vera Patton
George C. Pearce ... Howard Patton (as George Pearce)
Joseph Bennett Joseph Bennett ... Bob Denton (as Joe Bennett)
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Tom Denton comes from the East to the Northwest lumber region and becomes co-owner of a lumber camp with Howard Patton, whose bored wife Vera insists on flirting with Tom despite his discouragement. After the partners break because of Patton's suspicions, Tom, as sole owner, declares that his lumberjacks must refrain from drinking liquor. When Tom discharges Slim Dorgan for drinking, Slim visits Bull Larkin, an illicit whiskey dealer, and they plan to dynamite Tom's sawmill. Bull's abused wife Mary, who married Bull to fulfill her father's dying wish, warns Tom, but the explosion goes off early and kills Tom's brother and Slim. After Bull exchanges clothes with Slim to escape, Tom and Mary wed and move to another territory. Later, Bull arrives wounded, but Tom does not know him and Mary, pregnant, is afraid to reveal Bull's identity. After they care for him, Bull shoots Tom. Bull forcibly takes Mary to a dance hall near Mexico, but Tom recovers, follows them, shoots Bull and reclaims ... Written by Pamela Short

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

20 July 1919 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Eureka, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Man's Desire ( 1919 ) is listed as a lost silent film. See more »

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